12443 Players currently online!
Man vs. Machine - good luck!
Turn-based games at any time!
Vote for the best move to win!
Do you have what it takes?
Backgammon, Yatzy, and more!
Sharpen your tactical vision!
Get advice and game insights!
Learn from top players & pros!
View millions of master games!
Your virtual chess coach!
Perfect your opening moves!
Test your skills vs. computer!
Find the right private coach!
Can you solve it each day?
Bring it all together!
Beginners, start here!
Make friends & play team games!
News from the world of chess!
Search all Chess.com members!
Find local clubs & events!
Who's the best of your friends?
Read what members are saying!
Enojyed this game alot. It was played in about 24hrs. I thought I had it all under control with nice attacking possibilities and then suddenly things went fast...
"name" is over way overrated. You set the foundation for him to lose early in the game. He was Dead man walking and did not even know it. Think you could have been a bit more assertive in this game and it would have ended sooner.
Regarding one of the side variations in the middlegame:20... Qxb1 21. Rxb1 Ne2+ 22. Kf2 Rf4+ 23. Kx2 seems to win material for white. At least I personally can't see how it's avoided.For example: 20...Qxb1 21.Rxb1Ne2+ 22.Kf2 Rf4+ 23.Kxe2 Ba6+ 24.Ke3 Bxf1 25.dxc6I also really missed seeing a tactical try such as: 21.e6+ Ke7 22.d6+ Ke8 23.exd7+ Kxd7 And the black king is safe because of the knight on c6 which stops moves like Qe3, covering the fork on e2 and preparing Qd7# which otherwise could have meant black has to cover the threat to his king and Rxb1 simply wins the queen for bishop.
hmm typed a response but its gone :/ The variation I entered is indeed flawed, as the king can just take the knight.
I also really missed seeing a tactical try such as:21.e6+ Ke7 22.d6+ Ke8 23.exd7+ Kxd7
This I dont understand, because white made a different move: 21. Rfe1
Well, of course white played a different move, but I'm saying if 20... Qxb1, you should cover what happens if 21. e6+ as this tries to expose the king, after all if Qe3+ at some point becomes avialable to white then you just lose the queen for the bishop since there is no fork on e2 any more.
Greatest Attacking Chess Players Of All Time
by fabelhaft a few minutes ago
Beginner question: Is there a "method" for analyzing games? (ie. not by computer)
by Sqod a few minutes ago
Coach Looking for students
by NimzoPatzer 3 minutes ago
Proof I'm not fake!!
by SilentKnighte5 24 minutes ago
Best introductory endgame book?
by SilentKnighte5 25 minutes ago
9/29/2016 - Occupying The Escape Square
by human_robot 27 minutes ago
Download PGN button STOPPED WORKING
by Monster_with_no_Name 27 minutes ago
Excellent idea in the Grunfeld
by leklerk1 43 minutes ago
Why is this bad?
by Lasker1900 52 minutes ago
Download PGN button facilitates cheating
by nikoBelicAK 55 minutes ago
Why Join | Chess Topics |
Help & Support |
© 2016 Chess.com
• Chess - English
Try the new Chess.com!
We are working hard to make Chess.com available in over 70 languages. Check back over the year as we develop the technology to add more, and we will try our best to notify you when your language is ready for translating!